Auditor General of Pakistan Muhammad Ajmal Gondal called on Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office and discussed matters of mutual interest.
Talking on this occasion, the CM pointed out that transparency and prudent financial management are a conspicuous symbol of the Punjab government as crores of rupees have been saved in development schemes by enforcing strict financial discipline.
No one could point a finger at development projects in the province; he stressed and added that the financial transparency and governance of the Punjab government are worth following for other provinces.
Meanwhile, the PTI-led government has presented the largest development budget in provincial history and the latest technology is utilized to ensure timely utilization of funds.
Similarly, a third-party validation system has also been introduced to maintain high standards and timely funds’ spending, the CM concluded.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed a deep sense of sorrow over the death of PTI’s founder worker Rana Akhtar Hussain and extended heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family.
In a condolence message, the CM termed Rana Akhtar Hussain a valuable asset adding that the party has been deprived of a sincere and devoted worker. The services of Rana Akhtar Hussain for the party will be remembered long, he added.
CM’s message on international day for the elimination of violence against women Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said violence against women is a crime against humanity as it is a legal offence as well as a social menace.
In his message, the CM observed that this social evil could be eradicated from society by empowering women and ensuring equal status.
No other society could present an example of women empowerment as set by Islam 1400 years ago, he said.
Meanwhile, effective legislation has been made to protect women rights and to overcome violence against them, he added and pointed out that a state-of-the-art center has been established in Multan to protect women rights and to redress their grievances.
Different facilities are provided under one roof in the center, he added. The scope of such centers would be expanded throughout the province as the government is taking effective steps to end violence against women.
The dream of a new Pakistan cannot be materialized without completely eradicating violence against women, he repeated.
Meanwhile, the CM maintained that every segment of the society will have to fulfil its responsibilities and we should reiterate the commitment that effective steps would be continuously taken to protect women rights along with the elimination of violence against them, concluded the CM.
Furthermore, Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said martyred Marium Mukhtar was a brilliant pilot and every Pakistani is proud of her as she was a symbol of strength as well as an identity for the country.
In his message, the CM said flying officer Marium Mukhtar was brave and talented and her sacrifice will be remembered long.